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The academic year consists of two 15-week semesters. The Academics Calendar below gives a brief outline of the year’s events. Concentrated study in most fields is provided for students who desire to accelerate their academic programs.



January 14 Saturday Residence Halls Open (1:00 p.m.)
January 16 Monday Classes Begin (7:15 am)
January 16-19 Monday-Thursday Winter Revival Meetings
January 17-20 Tues.-Fri. Drop/Add Week
March 10 Friday Midterm Grades Due (8:00 a.m.)
March 20-24 Monday-Friday Spring Recess
March 27 Monday Classes Resume (7:15 a.m.)
April 9 Sunday Easter
April 24 Monday Project Due Date
May 1-3 Monday-Wednesday Semester Examinations
May 4 Thursday Baccalaureate Service (7:00 p.m.)
May 5 Friday University Commencement (10:00 a.m.)
Residence Halls Close (5:00 p.m.)


FALL 2023

August 25 Friday Residence Halls Open (8:00 a.m)
August 26 Saturday Incoming Freshman Testing (9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
August 28 Monday Classes Begin (7:15 a.m.)
August 28-31 Monday-Thursday Fall Opening Meetings
August 29-September 1 Tuesday-Friday Drop/Add Week
September 4 Monday Labor Day
October 20 Friday Midterm Grades Due
November 20-24 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving Break
November 27 Monday Classes Resume (7:15 a.m.)
December 4 Monday Project Due Date
December 11-13 Monday-Wednesday Semester Examinations
December 13 Wednesday Fall Semester Ends
Residence Halls Close (5:00 p.m.)